Free Whatcom Museum day passes available from city library

BELLINGHAM ­— Interested in visiting the “Vanishing Ice” exhibit at the Lightcatcher Building or planning an outing to the Family Interactive Gallery of the Whatcom Museum? You can now check out ...

Dedication, open house set for Jan. 22 at new Meridian school

WHATCOM — The new Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian School District will be dedicated in a ceremony open to the public at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The ceremony will be followed ...
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Danae Tiemersma and Landon Pietroski engagement

Danae Joy Tiemersma and Landon Taylor Pietroski, both of Sumas, announce their engagement and plans for a June 7, 2014 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Danae is a daughter of Ronda and Mark Van ...
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Lauretta Odman – 85th birthday

Happy Birthday to Lauretta B. Odman of Lynden, who is celebrating her 85th birthday this month. A four-generation family luncheon is planned at a favorite restaurant to celebrate…. This content ...

Births – published Jan. 8

JANUARY CHARLOTTE DEWAARD Tracy and Dan DeWaard of Lynden welcomed a daughter, January Charlotte, on Dec. 19, 2013, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces. ...

County needs plenty of willing citizens in 2014 for vacancies

WHATCOM ­— The County Council is asking citizens to apply to serve on many county boards and commissions in 2014. Application for open positions is now being taken. (Some positions were listed on page ...

Letters to the editor – published Jan. 8

Discuss the ruin of the North American Free Trade Agreement On this the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement that has ruined the corn culture of Mexico, driven away 50,000 U.S. factories ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 8 • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, 3:30 p.m. On the agenda are: small-lot ...
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New Year’s Day fire death likely a homicide

By Mark Reimers FERNDALE — The victim of a New Year’s Day house fire on Rural Avenue has been identified by the Whatcom County medical examiner as 23-year-old Mindy Rhoads, of Lynden, according to ...

Notice of Trustee’s Sale – Maryann Burk Carver

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24, ET. SEQ. TO: MARYANN BURK CARVER 1970 Fraser St., #207 Bellingham, WA 98229 MARYANN BURK CARVER 113 S. 7th St. Lynden, ...